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Jan 15, 2013 7:00pm PST
. more than 800 people came to a book signing event in shenzhen for li chengpeng. he writes about social injustice in china. officials forced the southern weekly newspaper to rewrite an editorial calling for social freedom and democracy. li wrote on the internet that china does not need an aircraft carrier. he said it needs a newspaper that reports the truth. users have been spreading what he's written. authorities banned li from speaking at an autograph signing session in sichuan province. he wore a face mask in protest. at an event in beijing he was punched and threatened with a knife. >> translator: i'm angry about the way the authorities censored this. >> translator: no one can distort public opinion. >> reporter: several protesters scuffled with li's fans outside the venue in shenzhen. police had to intervene. >>> the internet is now part of everyday life for more than 40% of china's population. that's up nearly 51 million from a year before. and most of them use mobile phones to go online. a survey shows 564 million people in china had internet access at the end of last year. 420 m
Jan 28, 2013 4:00am EST
and shenzhen bourses said they were nearly double the scale for margin trading. vol vo agreed to buy a 45% stake in its commercial vehicle unit. meanwhile, shares in hong kong gained a modest 0.4%. but china's costco's h share split about 5% after after the shipping giant warned a second straight year of significant loss due to freight rates. the kospi extended it's four-day losing streak. automakers dragged tin decks low. australia's asx 200 is out for a public holiday. india's sensex is currently trading along the flat line. now back to you, kelly. >> thank you for that. we want to turn our attention to asia. jonathan stubb joins me now. good morning. >> good morning. >> you've got the pullover look going, the zip up look. i like it. i just want to talk a little bit about equities broadly. is one of the real questions coming into this year after the run up we've seen in european stocks this year, how much further can we go here? >> looking in the medium term of the next two years, we're looking at 25% to 30% returns which sounds like a lot. base odd assumptions of modest earnings. the m
Jan 24, 2013 4:00am EST
's a big city already too big. shanghai, beijing, maybe even shenzhen is too big. but the urbanization of china means a huge number of small cities in the coastline become, you know, mid size or big cities. big cities, the definition of big city is over 500,000. right? and china now, a lot of the small towns have over, you know, 600,000 people. so that kind of urbanization will continue. you know, back to the inflation, overheating issue, remember, there's a history. recent history in the late '90s and early 2000. in china, growth around 7%. we thought deflation. so that is not a recession. and that is -- you know, it's difficult. so we don't want that to get too low. >> we're not talking about deflation. i want to bring you in, robert, everybody is having a lot of comfort from six months of the housing data that we look like we've hit a bottom and things are improving. you're still saying we're not out of the woods there and you have to look at what's happening in japan. >> right. >> why? >> well, i looked at the data, six months of price increases don't mean anything. they don't pred
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